Dec 05

Salmon, Plants, Volunteers, & Sun = Habitat Fun!

Posted on December 5, 2017 at 9:54 AM by Allan Warren

Nancys DitchThe fall planting season kicked off with arguably one of the largest, most ambitious, and most logistically complicated project the District has ever done! Known as Nancy’s Ditch, the District partnered with PCC Farmland Trust, Floodplains by Design, and six private landowners to plant almost 1800 native trees, shrubs, and...

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Nov 30

2017 Knotweed Program Update

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 11:14 AM by Allan Warren

IMGP4223As first frosts begin speckling Pierce County, we’re wrapping up another treatment season in our Knotweed Control Program. Last year’s efforts have shown significant progress in reducing the amount of the invasive knotweed plant which severely degrades salmon habitat and many ecosystem services.

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Nov 30

Return of the Salmon

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 11:04 AM by Allan Warren

Salmon in Clarks CreekStarting in late summer, you may have noticed salmon starting to return to their spawning creeks throughout Pierce County. These amazing fish use a variety of adaptations to find their way home.

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